Revving around the Big Outdoors

A trip around Colorado’s national parks will raise your spirits and test your driving skills

9th December, 2018
Sunrise at Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, ‘one of the grand landscapes of the American West’

Perhaps it’s just me, but the US can sometimes seem more foreign than hidden corners of Europe. This was my initial thought when flying into Denver, Colorado. The surrounding landscape was an empty flatness, and when a fellow passenger informed me that you’d have to drive 500 miles to find another city of comparable size, my spirits were deflated. The disenchantment proved temporary, and my spirits would soon rise to rapturous heights: Colorado has a...

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